Find out about the latest news, announcements and stories about earth sciences at ANU.
19 Oct 2021
Meet PhD candidate Jess Hargreaves. Jess wanted to be a mathematician, so how did she end up a palaeoclimatologist? Because of a clam.
10 Oct 2021
A new study has shown for the first time how Australia's rich geological history is reflected deep below the Earth's surface.
9 Oct 2021
While Australia doesn’t compare with seismic hotspots like New Zealand and Japan, relatively small quakes are expected, with Geoscience Australia’s quake...
27 Sep 2021
Brutal university cuts are putting at risk an industry crucial to addressing climate change Down Under and around the world. Saving geoscience will require a...
19 Aug 2021
Earth science is vital to Australia’s economic and environmental future but we are dramatically decreasing our earth science capability.
18 Aug 2021
From movie suggestions to self-driving vehicles, machine learning has revolutionised modern life. Experts are now using it to help solve one of humanity’s...
17 Aug 2021
480 million-year-old fossil spores from Western Australia record how ancient plants spread to land »
When plants first ventured onto the land, evolving from freshwater-dwelling algae, more than 500 million years ago, they transformed the planet. By drawing...
16 Aug 2021
The SHRIMP Steering Committee is excited to announce the following recipients of “ANU Research School of Earth Sciences – SHRIMP Awards”. There was stiff...
12 Aug 2021
‘How high above sea level am I?’ If you’ve googled this, you’re likely asking the wrong question — an expert explains »
The latest report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is confronting. It finds global mean sea levels rose by about 20...
9 Aug 2021
Yes, a few climate models give unexpected predictions – but the technology remains a powerful tool »
The much-awaited new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is due later today. Ahead of the release, debate has erupted about the...
29 Jun 2021
A new study from researchers at RSES on how the world's largest ice sheet developed also provides vital clues about climate change tipping points.
11 Jun 2021
Matt Canavan suggested the cold snap means global warming isn’t real. We bust this and 2 other climate myths »
One cold winter doesn't negate more than a century of global warming. We need the political leadership to set the world on a safer path. Ill-informed...